Recently awarded grants

This page features grants made over the past three years through the following grant programmes; Improving Lives, Strengthening Communities, Revenue (now closed), County Grants, Christian Projects (grants awarded from 2019 onwards), Small Grants in the North-East (now closed) and Holiday Grants for Disadvantaged Children.

Under our Improving Lives programme we have six priority areas which include Positive Choices and Employment and Training for example. If you would like to search on any of the priority areas please type the name of the priority area into the keyword search.

360Giving  In addition to publishing details of our grants on our website, we have been working with 360Giving to make data about our grant-making freely accessible.  This spreadsheet contains details of all the grants we have awarded from 2012 until December 2018, formatted to the 360Giving data standard. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. This means the data is freely accessible to anyone to be used and shared as they wish. The data must be attributed to The Henry Smith Charity.

Central Greenwich Children’s Centres Ltd

£1,000 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a day trip to the beach for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Greenwich

Central London Youth Development

£1,600 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a day trip to Southend for a group of disadvantaged children from London

Central London Youth Development

£1,550 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a day trip to Margate for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Westminster

Centre Project Limited

£9,500 | County | East Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards one year’s salary of the Community Engagement Worker at a project providing support to isolated and disadvantaged people in Leicester

Centred Horseplay

£17,360 | County | South West | Substance Misuse & Dependency | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of an equine-assisted intervention project in Gloucestershire working with people struggling with addiction or at risk of drug and/or alcohol dependency

CentrePeace

£57,900 | Revenue | South West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Counselling & Companionship Coordinator at a project providing support to disadvantaged people in Torbay, Devon

Change of Scene

£18,570 | County | South East | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project in Surrey providing support to disadvantaged young people to help them re-engage with mainstream education

Changes Bristol

£85,500 | Improving Lives | South West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Project Manager and a contribution towards running costs of a project providing peer support groups for people with mental health issues in Bristol

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Changes Bristol

£49,900 | Revenue | South West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2016

Towards two years’ salary of the Project Manager and associated running costs of a project providing peer support groups to people with mental health problems in Bristol

Changes UK CIC

£158,000 | Improving Lives | West Midlands | Substance Misuse & Dependency | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Recovery Academy’ project providing an eight-week residential rehabilitation programme for individuals suffering from drug and alcohol addictions in Birmingham

Priority areas
Positive Choices
Help at a Critical Moment
Accommodation Housing Support

Changing Futures North East

£74,100 | Revenue | North East | Family Services | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of a Family Support Worker at a project promoting healthy relationships and supporting families in Hartlepool, Middlesbrough Stockton and East Durham

Changing Tunes

£105,000 | Improving Lives | National | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project working across the south of England to improve mental health for individuals in prison through music and mentoring sessions

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Positive Choices

Chapter (West Cheshire) Limited

£76,800 | Improving Lives | North West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2019

Towards three years’ salary costs of a project providing group activities, designed to increase confidence and provide skills training, for adults with mental health issues in Cheshire

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Employment and Training

Charity of Amy Temple

£5,000 | County | South East | Older People | 2016

Towards the cost of extending and renovating an almshouse for older single women in Dover

Charlotte’s Brightside CLC

£1,000 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a two-night trip to North Wales for a group disadvantaged children from Merseyside

CHAS Bristol

£75,000 | Improving Lives | South West | Homelessness | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of an Advice Service Manager at a project providing housing advice and practical support to vulnerable people in and around Bristol

Priority areas
Accommodation Housing Support

Chaverim Youth Organisation

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a seven night trip to Essex for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Barnet

CheckIn Works

£134,800 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Disability | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing training opportunities and support to individuals with learning disabilities and mental health issues in Perth and Kinross

Priority areas
Employment and Training
Positive Choices

Chell Area Family Action Group

£139,700 | Strengthening Communities | West Midlands | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing community activities and services, with a focus on young people, in a deprived area of Stoke on Trent

Cheltenham Housing Aid Centre

£10,000 | County | South West | Homelessness | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing support and advice to vulnerable adults facing housing difficulties in Cheltenham

Chichester City Centre Drop In

£9,000 | County | South East | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a youth drop in centre in West Sussex

Chichester Food Bank

£7,500 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a food bank that provides emergency food parcels to people in West Sussex in financial crisis

Child Brain Injury Trust

£46,000 | Revenue | North East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Child and Family Support Service’ for children with acquired brain injuries and their families in Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, Cleveland and County Durham

Child Dynamix

£87,600 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Family Services | 2016

Towards three years’ salary and related costs of a Family Support Worker who works with families in a deprived area of Yorkshire

Children and Families Across Borders

£120,000 | Improving Lives | National | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2018

Towards three years’ salary and running costs of a National project providing support to unaccompanied children arriving in the UK living with extended family

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Support Networks and Family
Positive Choices

Children First Derby

£76,300 | Revenue | East Midlands | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Family Support Service’, a project in Derby for families that have experienced violence or abuse at home

Children North East

£65,200 | Revenue | South East | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards two years’ continuation funding of the running costs of ‘The BU Project’ supporting disadvantaged children in Gateshead and Newcastle to improve their emotional wellbeing and mental health

Childrens Bereavement Centre

£64,900 | Improving Lives | East Midlands | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of an Administrator at a children’s bereavement service in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Positive Choices

Childs Hill School

£1,700 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a day trip to the seaside for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Barnet

Choice in Hackney

£139,000 | Improving Lives | London | Disability | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs, including the salary of a Work Experience Coach, of a project providing employability support for disabled people from north-east London who are unemployed, underemployed or at risk of unemployment

Priority areas
Employment and Training